[Samba] Samba idmap against ad
stuart at linusoft.co.uk
Fri Aug 13 03:25:26 MDT 2010
On Thursday 12 August 2010 21:56:09 Andrew Masterson wrote:
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> Subject: [Samba] Samba idmap against ad
> I have a samba server (old - running FC6, samba 3.0.24-11.fc6) that
> authenticates against AD. This is all configured and has been working
> until this week.
> A new user has been added to AD, but cannot access the samba drives. All
> users can still access samba as normal.
> net ads testjoin reports OK.
> wbinfo -a newuser%pass and wbinfo -K newuser%pass both succeed. wbinfo
> newuser reports all the user group memberships from AD.
> wbinfo -p is OK
> wbinfo -i newuser reports that no information on that user can be found.
> wbinfo -n newuser returns the SID, and wbinfo -s SID returns the
> However, wbinfo -S SID fails.
> I found a thread that suggests a corrupted idmap cache file. If I delete
> file, and restart winbind, the file is re-created, but contains no SID
> I've also noticed that the winbindd_idmap.tdb file has an old time stamp
> winbindd_cache.tdb has today's date.
> I tried setting:
> winbind cache time = 3600
> idmap cache time = 3600
> but no improvement.
> Also, this is affecting both FC6 servers we have, both with the same
> config. The
> config has not changed, and the servers have not been rebooted / power
> etc. The problem only affects new AD user accounts.
> Any sugguestions as to where I should look next?
> Many thanks,
> Sounds like you hit a limit somewhere. What is your user and group
> mapping range? Have you run out of space in there?
> idmap uid = 100000-200000
> idmap gid = 100000-200000
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I have checked that. Originally, my idmap uid and gid were set to 600-100000. I
have changed these to 600-300000, but the problem still exists.
Stuart Bailey BSc (hons) CEng CITP MBCS
LinuSoft (Managing Director)
Linux Specialist & Software Developer
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